A Complete Guide to Every Pokémon in Detective Pikachu
Pokémon Detective Pikachu was a smash hit at the box office, earning over $431 million worldwide and delighting old school Pokémon fans while introducing the world to a new generation. To celebrate the release of Detective Pikachu on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital, we created a guide of every live-action Pokémon that appears in the movie. Check out the guide in the gallery below and tell us in the comments which Pokémon from the group is your favorite and pick up your copy of the movie by clicking here!
The Detective Pikachu movie’s eclectic cast consists of Golden Globe nominee Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) as the titular talking Pokemon with Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies), Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai), Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation), Rita Ora (Fifty Shades Freed) and Golden Globe winner Bill Nighy (Gideon’s Daughter). Smith stars as a teen whose father is kidnapped which leads him to Reynolds’ Pikachu and Kathryn Newton as a young journalist who team up in order to find him.
Goosebumps helmer Rob Letterman is on directing duty while Mary Parent (The Revenant) and Cale Boyter are producing the film for Legendary Entertainment. The screenplay was written by Letterman and Nicole Perlman.
Pokémon has delighted fans of all ages around the world for over two decades. With more than 300 million video games sold worldwide, 23.6 billion Pokémon TCG cards shipped to 74 countries, and an animated series spanning 20 seasons, Pokémon is one of the most successful entertainment properties in the world.